Nike 'deeply concerned' and Juventus shares drop amid Ronaldo rape claims
US sportswear giant Nike says it is "deeply concerned" by rape allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo and shares in Italian champions Juventus fell over five percent on the Italian stock exchange on Friday.
Nike Shares Hit Record High After Kaepernick Ad
Nike shares reached an all-time high this week as data pointed to an uptick in online sales following the sporting goods giant's envelope-pushing ad campaign featuring athlete Colin Kaepernick. Nike, a member of the blue-chip Dow index, finished at $83.47 on Thursday, its highest-ever closing price, prompting applause on Twitter from basketball star and self-professed…
Nike Shares Fall After Kaepernick Campaign
Shares of Nike tumbled early Tuesday on worries the sport goods giant's new marketing campaign around Colin Kaepernick could harm sales. Dow member Nike fell 2.9 percent to $79.78 in mid-morning trading, the first session following news that former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Kaepernick would be featured in Nike's campaign to mark the 30th anniversary…
Colin Kaepernick Stars In Nike's 'Just Do It' Ad Campaign
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been chosen as the face of a new Nike advertising campaign to mark the 30th anniversary of the company's iconic "Just Do It" slogan, it was confirmed Monday. Kaepernick -- who triggered a political firestorm after kneeling during the US national anthem in 2016 to protest racial…
Wizkid Features In New Nike Football Advertisement
If there is one thing Wizkid does well, it is to carry Nigerian flag high across board. In a brilliant Nike football advertisement tagged #AwakenThePhantom, players such as Coutinho, Ronaldinho, Neymar and Aubameyang talk about a strange personality that imbibes fear in them. In the two-minute video, Nigeria's Starboy Wizkid join in the conversation saying that…
Nike Introduces Sports Hijab
Sports brand, Nike has introduced hijabs for the fashionable Muslim woman. It joins Capsters and ResportOn The hijab has tiny holes to ensure breathability and is designed not to come untucked when engaged in sports. As a hijab wearing athlete, I'm stoked for @nike's pro hijab line. Moreso I love that its approved/featured by ACUTAL…
Ronaldo ‘worshipped’ in China on day one of Nike ‘CR7 tour’
Cristiano Ronaldo has been soaking up the delights China has to offer on day one of his annual ‘CR7 Tour’ along with sponsors Nike.
World Cup kits go retro, but there's only one winner
Captain John Obi Mikel wrote in an opinion piece published hours before their critical World Cup game against Argentina: "Nigeria is not here to wear a nice kit."
Super Eagles Jersey sells out in three minutes
After Nike received 3 million pre-orders, Nigeria’s World Cup kit was officially released for sale on Friday, June 1. Outside NikeTown in London, fans lined down Oxford Street and round the corner to purchase the kit.
Super Eagles’ fans order three million NIKE jerseys
American sports wear giant, NIKE yesterday disclosed that it had received over three million orders for the new jerseys designed for the Super Eagles for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals opening in Russia in exactly four weeks.
Nigeria's new jersey: More than a fashion statement
In fashion, there are no absolutes. Maybe classic white shirts come close but there’d still be the smidgen of meh from detractors. The entire social media was a maze of emotions on the night Nike unveiled Nigeria’s new jersey. For most, it was ambivalence: the reluctance to give an outstanding wow or to thrash it…